MEDALS TO 1918.
British War Medal 28268 PTE. H.J.J. HYETT. DORSET R.
Victory Medal 28268 PTE. H.J.J. HYETT. DORSET R.
Memorial Plaque HERBERT JAMES JOHN HYETT
Box of issue for medals, with a sweetheart brooch (Sterling silver) attached to the lid. Two original photos of Herbert and his family.
Copy research. Herbert James John Hyett was born in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire in 1899, the son of John and Caroline Hyett. He also had a sister, named Eva, born in 1904. Herbert served with the 2/4th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment and was killed in action in Palestine, 9th April 1918, aged 19 years. The register of soldier's effects state that he was "presumed dead", indicating that his body was not found. He is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.
Medal unnamed £165
Crimea Medal unnamed
Sardinian Issue. Straight bar suspender.
Turkish Crimea Medal unnamed £140
Sardinian Issue. Crimea medal suspender.
Private Thomas Clinch
Zealand Medal 1842. THOS CLINCH, 58TH REGT.
Reverse of medal has "MO" engraved in the centre. Deep gouge on left of obverse, probably broched at some point. Copy medal roll and service papers.Thomas Clinch was from Tipperary and enlisted in August 1842. He served over 12 years in "The Australian Colonies" and took his discharge in July 1857 in Aukland, New Zealand "for the purpose of settling in the Australian Colonies." Medal roll shows service in the wars of 1845 to 1847.
Corporal Syrett Henry Jarvis
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Medal (1882) 41/635 CORPL. S.S. JARVIS.
Copy medal roll and service papers. Syrett Henry Jarvis was from Harmondsworth, Middlesex and enlisted August 1877. Served in Gibraltar and Egypt. Discharged August 1889. Medal roll shows "Syrett S. Jarvis".
Sergeant Anthony Dawson
General Service Medal (1854) Northwest
Frontier 280 SERGT. A. DAWSON
H.M'S 1ST BN 6TH REGT.
Copy medal roll. Anthony Dawson.
Private A. Lees
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Sudan Medal Khartoum
19 PTE. A. LEES. 1ST B./ ROYAL
WAR. RG £175
Engraved naming, first part of number worn away. Copy medal roll shows entitlment to Khartoum and also the Atbara clasp.
Also received the Queen's Sudan Medal, the Queen's South Africa Medal with three clasps and King's South Africa Medal with two clasps.
Private T. Jones
North Staffordshire Regiment
|Khedive's Sudan Medal Khartoum / Hafir 1341 . PTE. T. JONES, 1ST N/STAFF. REGT. £200|
Private Ernest Weeks
Service Medal (1895) Punjab
Frontier 1897-98 / Tirah 1897-98
2522 Pte. E. Weeks
1st Bn Devon Regt
King's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902 2522 PTE. E. WEEKS. DEVON: REGT.
Copy medal rolls and papers. Ernest Weeks was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and enlisted in April 1889, aged 18. He served in Egypt, India and South Africa. Also received the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps for Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith and Belfast. Discharged April 1910. By 1914 he was in Canada and enlisted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He died in Coventry 16 February 1944.
Driver John Robert Taylor
Army Service Corp
South Africa Medal Cape
Colony/Paardeberg/Driefontein/Transvaal/Wittebergen 12139 DR: J.R. TAYLOR, A.S.C. £170
Copy roll and papers. John Robert Taylor was from London and enlisted in May 1895, aged 18. To South Africa in October 1899 with 21st Company ASC and returned to the UK in April 1903. He was discharged 5 May 1907. Also entitled to the King's South Africa Medal.
Civil Clerk William Joseph Willoughby
Army Service Corps
South Africa Medal Cape Colony / South Africa
1901 / South
Africa 1902 CIVIL CLERK W.J. WILLOUGHBY. A.S.C.
Copy roll and research. William Joseph Willoughby served as a civil clerk in the Army Service Corps and was appointed to the Railway Permit Office at Capetown. In 1929 he is listed as returning from Cape Town to the UK with his wife. During the Boer War the military assumed control of the railways. The History of the South African War (Maurice) states that "A railway employment office was opened in Cape Town; it was freely advertised in the South African newspapers and applications poured in fast from the civilian population. Applications were examined, enquiry was made with regard to the character of the applicants so as to ensure the admission of none but desirable men to the ranks of the Railway Staff."
Driver Frederick William Davies
Royal Field Artillery
South Africa Medal Orange Free State /
Transvaal / Laing's Nek
80E19421 DVR: F.W. DAVIES, 64TH BTY:
Copy papers. Frederick William Davies was born in Farnborough, Kent and enlisted in March 1897, aged 18. Served in South Africa March 1901 to October 1902 and India to March 1905. He was convicted and imprisoned in July 1908 by the civil powers. Discharged March 1913. Also received the King's South Africa Medal with two clasps.
Traces of "ghost dates" on reverse of medal.
Private Alfred John Bester
2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade
South Africa Medal Transvaal /South
Africa 1902 8058 PTE. A. BESTER. RIFLE BDE.
Copy papers. Alfred John Bester enlisted in October 1900, aged 17. Served in South Africa from March 1902 to September 1902. Then Egypt Sept. 1902 to November 1905, India Nov. 1905 to December 1908. Discharged in the UK 18 October 1912. Clasps confirmed on medal roll.
Corporal-Wheeler Edwin Withers
Royal Field Artillery
South Africa Medal South
Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902 99436 CPL:-WHLR: E. WITHERS.
Copy papers. Edwin Withers was born in Newport, Monmouthshire and enlisted in September 1893, aged 18 and giving his trade as a miner. Posted as a Gunner to 63 Battery, RFA. Promoted Bombadier and Wheeler May 1897. Corporal-Wheeler May 1900 (73 Battery). Served in South Africa November 1899 to September 1902. Also received the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps Cape Colony, Transvaal and Relief of Ladysmith. He was discharged 20 September 1909. He died 29 May 1947 in Norton Radstock, Somerset.
|India General Service
Medal 1908 Afghanistan
191658 SPR. P. HOLE, R.E.
Copy MIC also shows entitlement to pair. Percy Hole.
|India General Service
Medal 1908 Afghanistan
76178 PTE. J.J. MARKWELL. R.A.M.C.
Copy MIC and roll. John J. Markwell served at 43 British General Hospital, Quetta in 1919. Discharged to the Reserve November 1919. Also received the British War and Victory Medals. His address was in Fulham.
General Service Medal 1908 Waziristan
M-15523 PTE. W. MCMURRAY.
Copy MIC confirms no WWI entitlement.
Private Alfred Ernest Graves
Royal Army Medical Corps
|1914 Star 5thAug-22ndNov.1914 1696 PTE. A.E. GRAVES. R.A.M.C.
British War Medal 1696 PTE. A.E. GRAVES. R.A.M.C.
Victory Medal 1696 PTE. A.E. GRAVES. R.A.M.C.
Copy research. Alfred Ernest Graves served in France from 20 August 1914 and received the clasp (which is an original).
|1914/15 Star 14755. PTE.
W.G. RUSSELL, R.FUS.
British War Medal 14755 PTE. W.G. RUSSELL. R.FUS.
Victory Medal 14755 PTE. W.G. RUSSELL. R.FUS.
Copy MIC and roll. William George Russell served with the Royal Fusiliers and Labour Corps.
|1914/15 Star 743 DVR.
D.H. ROBBIE. R.F.A.
British War Medal 743 DVR. D.H. ROBBIE. R.A.
Replacement Victory Medal (unnamed)
Copy research. David Hebenton Robbie was born in Bolton, Lancashire in 1895. He enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery in June 1911. He was listed as wounded February 1916. Transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in August 1916 was Acting-Sergeant by September 1917 (trade: fitter). To the RAF Reserve in March 1919.
1914/15 Star 3149 2/CON. M. NDEZI KENYA POLICE
British War Medal 3149 2/CON. M. NDEZI. KENYA POLICE.
Replacement Victory Medal (unnamed)
Copy medal roll. 2nd Constable Munathia Ndezi was awarded the 1914/15 Star trio for service with the East African Police Service Battalion. They deployed to the Uganda-German East Africa border in August 1915. very scarce unit
S-28778 PTE. H.H. THORPE. A.S.C.
British War Medal S-28778 CPL. H.H. THORPE. A.S.C.
Victory Medal S-28778 CPL. H.H. THORPE. A.S.C.
Copy service papers. Horace Henry Thorpe son of Horace and Elizebeth Thorpe born Sheerness Kent enlisted aged 15 years in 1910. He went to Egypt 12 September 1915 and served with "D" Supply Company. He died 30 December 1918 at 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, Egypt from pneumonia.
1914/15 Star T32340 DVR. A.L. WARREN. A.S.C.
British War Medal T32340 DVR. A.L. WARREN. A.S.C.
Victory Medal T32340 DVR. A.L. WARREN. A.S.C.
Copy research. Albert Lionel Warren was 20 and a Farrier when he enlisted in Kingston, Surrey 10 April 1913. He served with HQ 28th Div. as a Shoeing Smith. He accidentally drowned 9 November 1915. He was buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military Cemetery, Egypt.
Private James Morrissey
South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales Volunteers)
Medal 37860 PTE. J. MORRISSEY. S.LAN.R.
Victory Medal 37860 PTE. J. MORRISSEY. S.LAN.R.
India General Service Medal 1908 Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 37860 PTE. J. MORRISSEY, 1 P.W.VOLS.
James Morrissey. With box lids and a postage packet, ribbon bar and a small post card showing two soldiers. Also came with a Droylesden Urban District Council medal for the Coronation of King George VI.
Medal card confirms the three awards and also copy medal roll for the IGS. The postage packet address is also on the back of the medal card; 24 Queen Street, Droylesden, Manchester. In 1911 he was living at this address with his parents and brother. He was still living there in 1939.
Trio: £195 RESERVED
Victory Medal 41010 G. BECKINGHAM. D. OF CORN.L.I.
Copy research. George Beckingham was born in 1899 and served with the 7th D.C.L.I. He lived in Gloucester and was a musician and bandmaster with several local bands, including the Salvation Army. In 1939 he was a railway clerk, living in Seymour Road, Gloucester. He died in Gloucester in 1963. The 7th battalion served on the Western Front.
Victory Medal 3289 PTE. J. ATKINSON. DERBY YEO.
Copy research. Joseph Atkinson served with the Derbyshire Yeomanry.
CPL. W. BARTON. A.S.C.
Victory Medal MiD M2-130534 CPL. W. BARTON. A.S.C.
Copy service papers and research. William Barton was from Preston, Lancashire and enlisted 30 September 1915, aged 42. He served with No. 1 Water Tank Coy. and went to France 12 April 1916. His MID was Gazetted 8 July 1919. He was discharged 18 February 1919. Water Tank Coys. drew water from rivers, treated it and then tranported it in water wagons to fill the troop's canteens.
|1914/15 Star 20238 PTE. T.
Replacement British War Medal (unnamed)
Victory Medal 20238 PTE. T. O'HARE. E.LAN.R.
Copy medal card. Thomas O'Hare served with the 6th Bn East Lancashire Regiment and went to Gallipoli 23 November 1915.
& Victory Medals
34697 PTE. F. WILLIAMS. K.S.L.I. £50 MIC. Frank Williams. Also served with the Cheshires.
6-3288 PTE. T. BRIERLEY. NORTH'D FUS. £50 MIC. Thomas Brierley. Entitled to Silver War Badge.
4648 PTE. E.F. BURLING. ESSEX R. £45 MIC. 1911 Census Edward Francis Burling born 1896 Ongar, Essex. Also served Rifle Brigade & Machine Gun Corps.
655644 GNR. J. MIDDLETON. R.A. £32 MIC. James Middleton, Royal Field Artillery (TF).
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Silver War Badges
B141367 - Issued to 9108 Pte William Smith, Highland Light Infantry. £25
348641 - Issued to 37959 Pte Thomas Bevan, Cheshire Regiment/Labour Corps £25
362328 - Issued to 90229 Bdr. William Pillbeam, Royal Garrison Artillery. £25
481636 - Issued to S.S.Cpl. Harold George Simmons, Royal Artillery £25
39620 PTE. H.A. GILBERT. R.A.M.C. £28
Copy MIC. Hurbert Arthur Gilbert. France 10 May 1915. Discharged 23 February 1919. Born in Lichfield, Staffordshire 1892.
64770 SPR. W. EDWARDS. R.E. £25
Copy MIC. William Edwards went to France 11 September 1915. Discharged Class Z.
123405 PTE. F. HAWKER.
||British War Medals:
S-295257 PTE. P.J. SEYMOUR. A.S.C. £33
Copy research. Percival James Seymour was born in Ross, Herefordshire in 1898 and enlisted in August 1916. Served in Mesopotamia from August 1918. He was discharged in May 1920 and died in 1985.
Copy MIC and medal roll shows that James Frederick Smith served with the 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Battalion and was discharged to class Z.
2603 PTE JONATHAN 2/ K A R £30
Copy MIC and medal roll confirms entitled to pair. Served with 1/2nd Battalion King's African Rifles.
169093 SPR. R.T. HAYNES. R.E. £30 MIC. Robert T. Haynes number changed to WR256322 (Waterways & Railways).
213056 GNR. W.J. ADAMS. R.A. £30 MIC. William J. Adams served with the Royal Garrison Artillery. Entitled to pair.
||13797 PTE. W. DICKINSON. A.V.C.
MIC. William Dickinson served with the Army Veterinary Corps and R.F.A. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
M2-137543 PTE. F.W. DANCE. A.S.C. £30
MIC and copy papers. Frank Walter Dance enlisted November 1915. Served in France from April 1916 and was a lorry driver. Discharged July 1919 from 116 Auxiliary (Petrol) Company.
A-205068 PTE. L.H. GREEN. K.R.RIF.C. £28 MIC and copy papers. Leonard Henry Green served with the 1st Battalion and was discharged in March 1920. Also received the British War Medal.
7673 PTE. A. LOFTHOUSE. W. YORK.R. £25 MIC. Albert Lofthouse served with 1st Battalion and received the 1914 Star and clasp and a Silver War Badge.
R4-067936 PTE. A. LORD. A.S.C. £13 MIC. R4 indicates service in a remount unit. Entitled to British War Medal.
Private Walter Edwards
|Territorial Force Efficiency Medal
(GV) 5244781 PTE. W. EDWARDS.
Copy research. Walter Edwards was born in 1888 and served in the Suffolk Regiment and Staffordshire Regiment in World War One (received the British War and Victory Medals). In 1921 he enlisted into the 7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. He was awarded the TFEM in February 1933, receiving an old medal from stock - the Territorial Efficiency Medal having been introduced. He was discharged in 1936.
WOII Frederick Jolliffe
Royal Army Service Corps
|Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal
(GV) S-16321 W.O.CL.II. F.
JOLLIFFE. R.A.S.C. £85
Copy research. Frederick Jolliffe was born in Weymouth in 1876. He enlisted in the Army Service Corps in 1900 and was posted to South Africa in 1905. Returned to the UK in April 1910 and went to France 9 August 1914 (awarded 1914 star and clasp trio, Staff Sergeant). Returned to UK September 1915. Promoted Warrant Officer class 2 (SQMS) in August 1918. Discharged March 1920 as no longer physically fit for service.
Private Edward Brasier
Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteer Corps
|Volunteer Long Service Medal (Vic)
PTE. E. BRAISER £120
Edward Brasier (engraved as Braiser) served with the Cinque Ports Volunteer Rifle Corps. (The name Edward Braiser does not exist). He was born in Hastings, Sussex in 1857 was a messenger for the Port Corporation in 1901. He appears in the local newspaper reports several times: (Sept. 1882. The Hastings Rifle Volunteers. Pte E. Brasier; Sept. 1893 First Cinque Ports Rifles. Pte. E. Brasier). However, in January 1909 the same newspaper reported that Edward Brasier, a messenger at the Town Hall, had been acting as Treasurer for the Duke of Wellington Slate Club and had gone missing when problems were found with the club accounts. He handed himself in to the police and was charged and convicted of larcnecy. He was sentenced to 1 month hard labour and 5 years reformatory¯. In 1911 he is still living in Hastings but has no employment.
|Volunteer Long Service Medal (Vic) Unnamed £60|
Private Francis Frank Tod
1st Middlesex Volunteer Rifle Corps
|Volunteer Long Service Medal (EdVII)
2854 PTE F.F. TOD. 1ST MIDDX:V.R.C. £100
Francis Frank Tod was born in Shoreditch, London 1867 and was awarded the medal in Army Order 1st May 1906. In 1908 he re-enlisted into the 9th County of London Regiment and stated that he had previously served with the 1st Middlesex VRC from January 1892 to March 1908. This suggests that he had also served in a previous volunteer unit, as the medal qualification was 20 years service.
He was discharged from the 9th Londons in March 1909. (JS)
||9 ct gold Boy Scouts "Thanks" Badge
stamped 9 CT on back. £130
Badge is approx. 2 x 2 cm.